Wednesday, March 28, 2012

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180 comments:

  1. Using small scraps of bar coded paper on a page

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  2. My favorite tip of the day has was how to make the ribbon bows!

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  3. I didn't realize you guys had those. I will have to watch from now on to get my tip of the day!

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  4. How to take the sticky off my Cricut mat and then put new adhesive on it.

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  5. How to take the sticky off my Cricut mat and then put new adhesive on it.

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  6. I liked the tip about taking pictures and dividing it into thirds to check your focal point.

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  7. Absolutely the one on how to dye your own Baker's Twine for your projects. Very cost saving idea!

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  8. Using the branding barcode strips!

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  9. I like the stiff fabric flowers. Thanks for the chance to win. Good Luck Everyone!

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  10. Making bows. I have never known how to make great ones that stay put.

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  11. I like the tip on how to make pinwheels out of double sided paper.

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  12. I love the pinwheel tip! I've been meaning to make them and then I forget.

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  13. My fav tip of the day is The Scrap Happy Glue to make floral embellishments

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  14. I love the tip about the bar codes.

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  15. I like the use of scrap to create an inexpensive layout! Katherine

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  16. I need all the help I can get on making bows so thank you.
    cstephenson at q dot com

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  17. Loved the Xyron tip on homemade Washi Tape from yesterday....great idea and makes me want a Xyron now...LOL!
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    Jessica Shelton

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  18. I'm new do not familiar with these but ill be checking these out for sure!

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  19. I love the ideas from the Tabletop Flip Frame segment... especially the part with the tags inserted between the pages onto the rings. brilliant.

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  20. The die your own baker's twine was excellent! All the tips have been great, and it's hard to narrow down to one.

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  21. I like the idea about using the bar codes. Nice.

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  22. The barcode strips one was fantastic!!!

    Selenaintx

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  23. I love the tip from today on how to use the back of the barcoded strips on paper.

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  24. Using glue as an embellishment....who would have thought?!?!?

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  25. i love the tip about the adhesive for your cricut mat.

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  26. i recently fell in love with bakers twine.. so the tip of dying twine was perfect!

    http://www.mycraftchannel.com/Shows/Scrapbook-Expo/?omedia_id=820

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  27. Bows and more bows. Having 2 boys myself and now a grandaughter, never learned how to make a bow.

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  28. I love all the tips !!!!! Since I retired this year, I'm having fun with making crafts and enjoying every moment. Thanks for the opportunity to win. Good luck to everyone !!!!

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  29. One of my favorites was the one with the Kiwi Lane templates.

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  30. They are all great , but re stickying ( my new word) was the most useful!

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  31. I liked the idea of cutting up the embellishments to do something different with them. I have some that came in a group that I don't really like and might not use but that was a great idea.

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  32. all the tips on making flowers. I am sooo into making flowers for cards and LOs

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  33. How to use the barcode on paper!

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  34. I love the tips....but really love using bits of paper to make your own embellishments....I throw away so many scraps.....lol

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  35. I love the tip on dying your own baker's twine! I love making my own and saving money to be able to buy other craft supplies.

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  36. How to use paint on paper crafts

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  37. I like the tip on how to make your own ticket embellishments.

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  38. The tip on placing fabric tape on a sewing machine to guide seam measures or other sewing lines.

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  39. My Favorite tip was re-adhesiving a Cricut mat :)

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  40. all the tips on making flowers. I am sooo into making flowers for cards and LOs

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  41. My fave as of late was the first Kiwi Lane one b/c I had never heard of them beforehand and I LOVE the concept!

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  42. I really liked the tip on how to make your cricut mat sticky again!

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  43. How to make photo transfers.

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  44. Definitely the bows. I have struggled making them, so now, I think I can do it!

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  45. I luv the barcode strips tip. I never thought about using it i always just cut it off and threw it away what a waste now no more waste. I need to start thinking more out of the box.

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  46. Wow - favorite tip. Honestly love them all. I did love the Kiwi Lane layouts though. Thanks.

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  47. Like many others my favorite tip of the day was how to reapply adhesive to cricut mats.

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  48. How to resticky your Cricut mat! I need to do this so badly!

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  49. The one with the Kiwi Lane templates.

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  50. My favorite is Color your bling. What is a better tip that one that can save you lots of money. Scrapbooking and cardmaking can get real expensive so sice I use alot of bling this saves me alot of money!

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  51. I like that Memorable Flower (especially since I own that same punch already!). Great Tip!

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  52. I love the dyeing of the baker's twine. Great idea to get just the color I'm looking for. Thank you for opportunity to win.

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  53. Love the Bar Code idea! Thanks for the idea and chance to win. ;D

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  54. The tip of the day that has been most helpful to me is how to make my Cricut mat sticky again. thanks.

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  55. My favorite tip has been how to refurbish Cricut Mats.

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  56. Adding adhesive to my Cricut mats! I use my Cricut everyday and those mats can get expensive after awhile!
    Here's a tip... Watch the official Cricut site, tjey often put the 12 x12 mats on sale for $4.95!

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  57. There are so many good ones, I really like the one about the barcodes though.

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  58. Tip of the Day is my favorite segment! I refer back to them often. I guess my latest favorite is from today's show about using the bar strips. I've been saving these strips, but until now, the opposite side also had manufacturer wording, so I just use parts of the strip for journaling, or if the name of the collection is relevant to my page, I use it as an embellishment.

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  59. using glue as an embellishment.

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  60. They are all great but I enjoyed Dyeing of the Bakers Twine.

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  61. Adding adhesive to the Cricut mats...........

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  62. My favorite tip of the die was...how to keep up the maintenence on your punches. I never even thought about punching tin foil to keep the blades sharp.

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  63. I know I'm forgetting something, but right now, the Teresa Collins tutorial on the banners and the coffee filter flowers come to mind as some of my favorites!

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  64. My favorite tip of the day is stamping with glue. I've never seen this technique before and will be trying it really soon!

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  65. making the Cricut mat sticky again - invaluable ! I sure can't replace them the second they are worn out ! Thankies !

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  66. My favorite was definitely the using permanent markers to make your clear bling colorful.

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  67. My favorite is the coffee filter flower tip!

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  68. My favorite tip of the day is the Easy Gathered Flowers one.

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  69. My favorite is DIY Glitter Paper!!!

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  70. Favorite tip would have to be to make your own washi tape! I never thought to make my own, so cool!

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  71. My favorite was with the Rubber Cafe and using their glue to apply glitter to anything! I ordered their glue and have been happily and easily applying glitter to everything I make.

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  72. The tip for making Cricut mats sticky again. Very helpful!!

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  73. Ooo, there have been so many. The ones that stick in my mind right now are some photo tips that the ladies @ I heart faces gave us, and Shelby gave some great ones awhile back on repurposing packaging.

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  74. Hard to pick one....I liked how to make your own bakers twine.

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  75. Lots of great tips...making your Cricut mat sticky again is helpful.

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  76. I LOVE flowers, so mine is "How to make rolled fabric flowers". So pretty!

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  77. My favorite is how to make your cricut mat sticky again. Thanks for all the great tips. I really enjoy them.

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  78. The resticking of the cricut mat:)

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  79. Definitely making your cricut mat sticky again.

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  80. There are sooo many great tips that it is hard to pick just one!

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  81. Love how you told us the tip on making our Cricut mat sticky again ... saves so much money! Thanks! Thanks for a chance to win!

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  82. My favorite tip was about using Sticky Film for glitter, die cuts, etc...very helpful!

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  83. best tip is using a lint roller for glitter remains

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  84. I found learning how to make the cricut mat sticky again the most useful!!

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  85. I really enjoy all of the tips given even if I have heard them before. The tip regarding using the back of the barcode was one to always remember.

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  86. I love the paper strips one showing how to use two papers that look like you used three on your layout. I didn't know I was wasting so much paper!!!

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  87. Making my own washi tape was my favorite tip.

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  88. My favorite tip so far, is the one about using yor paper scraps to make your own embellishments.

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  89. Make my own decorative tape.

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  90. I love the kiwi lane template tip for journaling. I love to journal and have tons of the templates so I got soo much more use out of them!!!

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  91. Easy one, lining up stickers on sheets first to get words spaced correctly then easy to put down!

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  92. How to make my cutting mat sticky again. Great tip!

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  93. Easy one! Sticker placement to line up words by placing 1/2 way on sheet!

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  94. New here but looking forward to it!

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  95. Love the tip about the barcodes!!

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  96. I liked the paper roses from sheet music

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  97. My favorite tip was on the ink swatches. This is such a fabulous idea because you cannot always tell the excact color of the ink by the container. This way, you can hold the swatches right up to your project to get the exact color you want.

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  98. Mine was how to restick your Cricut mats!!

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  99. How to make your own paper tape was my favorite tip so far...

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  100. The lint roller for the glitter. My husband notes the glitter.

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  101. My favorite crafting item is a sharp pair of scissors to cut out what I need to craft.

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  102. Using the bar code bar on the end of papers. Seems a shame to just throw them away. Now I know what to do with them.

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  103. resticking my cricut mats...they start to add up if i have to keep buying them everytime they stop being tacky.

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  104. I like the tip about making your own washi tape.

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  105. Loved the tip about making your own Washi tape!

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  106. I love the resticking your cricut mats! Best idea to save money!

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  107. I loved the one on how to make the ribbon rosettes using the Glubbers and ruffled ribbon.

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  108. Making my Cricut mat sticky again.

    mb6464@hotmail.com
    marciasmemories.blogspot.com

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  109. My favorite tip was how to make the rolled flowers with the glue globs. Thanks for making this fun,

    Marie F

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  110. my favourite tip is about taking care for the paper trimmer using baby wipe, wax paper and bio-soap to keep the blade sharp.

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  111. I love the tip about making my cricut mats sticky again!!

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  112. i have to agree...making the cricut mat more reusable

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  113. I love al the tips but the one I just used yesterday was the one about sharpening my punches with alum foil! Great tip! Thanks

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  114. Probably making Washi tape and salvaging used Cricut mats.

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  115. My favorite tip is how to make bows..something I've always struggled with!

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  116. I loved all the Glitter Application Tips you have for Tip of the Day!! Gotta love Glitter

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  117. My favorite was changing the color of your bling with your markers.

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  118. The tip that has helped me out most would be how to re stick cricut mats!

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  119. The tip on making my own washbi tape has been my favorite

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  120. Use What - fork bow. Always had trouble making those little bows and now I know how!

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  121. I have many favorite tips but the one I loved from today was using the bar code strips. Something that should have been obvious but wasn't.

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  122. Love the tip about making bows with a fork. So easy and quick!,

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  123. The barcode tip is a great idea!

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  124. I liked the tip about coloring bling. Now I always have the color I need.

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  125. When I read the caption "using barcodes" I thought something entirely different, but when I saw the video, I understood completely! What a great idea - it makes me look at my papers in a different way. Love all your tips so far.

    Carmen L

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  126. loved the info on making my own paper tape.

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  127. hi everyone... my favorite tip of the day has been the twist tie ribbon... love the idea of taking a piece of wire and adding the ribbon and there you have a pretty twisty to tie around a package... and the great thing is you can make it any size you need, providing you have enought wire... thanks

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  128. Learning how to make your own washi tapes!

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  129. SO many great tips. I think I will go with the fork to make the bows.

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  130. SO many great tips. I think I will go with the fork to make the bows.

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  131. My favorite was a Frugal Friday 12 x 12 Paper Bag tip. I have made 3 of these bags and just love the fact that I can tailor a bag to match the gift and/or the recipient.

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  132. I loved the one about coloring your bling. Now I always have the right color!!

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  133. I love all the tips! One of my most useful tip was how to take care of your tools, oh another one of my favorites is how to make flowers using Scrap Happy glue. Like I said it is hard to pick just one.

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  134. Hummmm so many to choose from, but for now the cricut sticky mat

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  135. resticking the cricut mat!! :)

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  136. I really liked the ribbon flowers; way cute!!

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  137. I enjoyed the tip about care for your paper trimmer.

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  138. so many!!!! I love the washi tape tip, but I enjoy all the tips, they are so helpful!

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  139. One of my fave tips of the day would have to be how to keep my punches sharpened!
    Sue O

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  140. My favorite tip of the day so far was Embellish It's tip on using a hole punch and paper piercer to make fun borders:
    http://www.mycraftchannel.com/Shows/Embellish-It/?omedia_id=440

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  141. Definitely the washi tape - love that stuff and making my own rocks!

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  142. I liked the rolled fabric flower tip from Melissa from the Rubber cafe, I tried it the same day!

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  143. using scraps.. always have a ton and it's wonderful to see the ways to use them!

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  144. My favourite tip that I used today was to stamp on ribbons to give them a beautiful design!!polka dots stamp on plain ribbon looks really good.

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  145. My favorite tip was how to get my Cricut mats sticky again!

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  146. My favorite tip is a pretty old one from Shelby Dredge. It's the alphabet sticker idea tip on how to outline or shadow alphabet stickers or how to use 2 colors and layer and offset them. Have used her tip often.

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  147. Oh - it must be how to make my Cricut mats sticky after they lose their hold. It has saved me hundreds of dollars!

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  148. Making bows with a fork. So much easier!

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  149. My favorite tip is how to make my own washi tape. Cool!

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  150. I don't have a favorite -- the tip of the day is my favorite every day !

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  151. I love the Washi tape idea! so cute and way more economical!

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  152. I really like the tip about taking the sticky off of your cricut mat and then make it sticky again.

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  153. The washi tape tip was awesome and my favorite.

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  154. Making your cricut mat sticky anything. Saving $$$.

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  155. Making the cricut matt sticky. Love to save $$$

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  156. I love learning new tips... it gets me very excited! LOL!! I would have to say I LOVE LOVE the idea of dying twine! I have purchased big spools of the black and white so I can make my own custom twine... so cool! :)

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  157. I love Teresa Collin's videos, they are always very useful

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  158. Repurposed packaging. Who knew that my trash could become such a beautiful embellishment. Thanks Shelby!

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  159. They are all great tips, but I love the one about making your own Washi tape.

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

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  160. My favorite tip was how to make your own tickets and washi tape. I love being able to make my own embellishments to match any project I'm making. Thanks for the chance to win!


    Mandy

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  161. I think the best tip of the day so far, was how to make your cutting mat sticky again. Saves money to buy more of other things.

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  162. I really love tips of the day ! So many useful tips! My favorite is the making bakers twine!

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  163. My favorite tip of the day - getting more out of the Cricut mats by making them sticky again. And, anything from Teresa Collins!

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  164. I miss Shelby from Emblish It..... Tell her we want her back. I loved all her tips the most!

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  165. I have to admit I have never seen any tips of the day. I only have watched videos. I think I am going to have to keep an eye out for them from now on.

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  166. All of the episodes are awesome. I'm new to scrapbooking so supplies are quite expensive when starting off. I enjoyed the episode where we learned how to make our own glue dots and put flowers on them. My other favorite tip is how to clean/refresh your Cricut mat. Money saving tips! Thanks everyone.

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